APEC Website on Tariffs and Rules of Origin (WebTR)
SMA were informed by MITI that the APEC Website on Tariffs and Rules of Origin (APEC WebTR) was launched in June 2010 during the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Sapporo, Japan.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation iAPECjhas established a web page on its website with links to the websites of all the 21 APEC economies, namely Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia,Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, The Republic of the Philippines, The Russian Federation, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, United States of America and Viet Nam.
The objective of this initiative is to enable businesses to have access to basic information on preferential tariffs offered and rules and origin applied under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) entered into by APEC members. Malaysian exporters seeking to obtain information on preferential tariffs for their exports to an APEC member can access the information through the WebTR at www.apec.org under Business. This initiative will enable businesses to take advantage of preferential tariffs offered under FTAs and RTAs in the region.
Posted Date: 9 Jan 2011